We thank the following organizations for their continuous support.
The Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC) advises the BC government and Doctors of BC on matters pertaining to rural medical practice.
The Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) supports the training needs of physicians in rural practice, and provides medical learners with rural practice experience.
The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) provides leadership for rural physicians and to promote sustainable conditions and equitable health care for rural communities.
UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (CPD) aims to provide accessible and relevant education to physicians and other health care providers who live in rural and remote areas of BC.
The UBC Department of Family Practice (DFP) trains undergraduate MD students and postgraduate residents at several distributed sites throughout the province. It also engages in continuing professional development and in primary care research.
UNBC Health Research Institute
The UNBC Health Research Institute (HRI) is designed to enable UNBC’s health researchers to join together for the purpose of furthering health research and innovation. The Institute provides a venue for collaboration among this diverse of group of researchers from many disciplines, who undertake various forms of health research, including research on the determinants of health. The Institute encompasses researchers working in the areas identified in the UNBC Strategic Research Plan (Determinants of Health, Health Services and Policy, Population and Public Health, Indigenous Health, Health and Environment), as well as others who engage in health research at UNBC.